Doctor insights on:
What Is A Bacteria Infection
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Could stopping urine and holding for a few seconds cause epipidmytis-orchitis? What can cause a bacteria infection of epipidmytis-orchitis?
Not: For a few seconds.In cases with negative cultures epididymitis can be caused by holding of urine for long periods & strong physical activity.Bacterial infection varies by age: younger than say 35 is usually Chlamydia or Gonococcus.Inflammation can also be from sterile urine refluxed thru ejac.ducts & vas into epidid. ...Read more
What kinda bacteria of infections does bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) treat and how long should it take?
If you have chlymidia or another STD can you buy something over counter to help or must you see a doctor? What are ways to prevent bacteria infection?
IF U have an STD: U need to see a doc of the proper antibiotic and cultures can be done to see if you have the chlymidia nad or other stds and you should have blood work to r/o other stds like hiv, hepatita abc, and syph just to make sure and after treatment u need a reculture to make sure it is not resistant, and to prevent u need barrier methods and do not sleep with anyone who may have an std or who has mult par. ...Read more
What bacteria infections can cause pharynx congestion and enlarged tonsils that lead to neutrophilic leukocytosis?
Bacterial infection: It depends which body part is involved . Try to be more specific ...Read more
What can I do about reoccurring bacteria infections i literally get them every two weeks or less...Please help?
Need more info: What type of infections? Are they all in the same area of the body? Suggest you contact an infectious diseases expert and let them fully evaluate you, and assess your immune system in detail. If these are vaginal it is possible that your sexual partner is reinfecting you. If they are not you should also be checked for diabetes. You might try using non-pasteurized yogurt in your diet. ...Read more
Sometimes...: Sometimes, fleas may carry bacteria that can infect humans. The most important and most familiar flea-borne disease in the world is plague. Plague exists in most arid regions of the world, including the western United States. The second flea-borne disease is murine typhus, which occurs worldwide, including in the southwestern U.S. And hawaii. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer